Creative Drawing with Oil Pastels

A course by Fortuna Studio
Editorial and type designer. Lima, Peru.
On Domestika since 07/03/2020
, Editorial and type designer

Rediscover your surroundings by creating vivid illustrations with oil pastels and colored pencils

  • Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 100% Positive reviews (4)
  • 195 students
Creative Drawing with Oil Pastels

Rediscover your surroundings by creating vivid illustrations with oil pastels and colored pencils


Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 100% Positive reviews (4)
  • 195 students
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Audio: Spanish
  • Level: Beginner
  • 12 Lessons (1h 48m)
  • Available from the app
  • Spanish, English, Portuguese, German, French, Italian
  • Unlimited access forever

Take a look around and consider the everyday objects around you. They’ve always been there, but...what if you could bring them to life through drawing?

Rediscover what’s around you and recreate it with oil pastels with Fortuna Studio, an illustration collective from Peru led by Pierina Másquez and José María Denegri.

In this course, learn how to use oil pastels and colored pencils to illustrate three different elements that are present in your day to day.

About this course

Course table of contents

  • U1
    U1. Let's meet!
  • U2
    U2. The wonders in the everyday
  • U3
    U3. Exercising our observation
  • U4
    U4. Let's do it
  • FP
    FP Final Project
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Start the course by getting to know Pierina Másquez and José María Denegri, the duo behind Fortuna Studio. Together, they share some of their main influences and inspiration, and highlight what sets their style of illustration apart.

Next, Pierina and José explain why everyday things are so important to Fortuna Studio. Then, get an overview of the course materials and learn how to use each of them.

Learn how to develop a series of exercises to practice your observation skills and define the everyday objects that you want to illustrate. Learn how to loosen up your drawing hand and discover the blind drawing technique. Make a doodle that will serve as the basis of your sketch and do some color tests.

To finish the project, focus on the lines and make sure to paint your piece from the inside out so that it stays clean and mess-free. Then, see how to apply some final touches to your drawing.

Let yourself be carried away and discover a drawing technique that can help transform your everyday life into something extraordinary.

What is this course's project?

Create a small illustrated collection of 3 everyday objects using oil pastels.

Who is it for?

For anyone, including beginning and professional illustrators, looking to capture their surroundings through a unique drawing technique which showcases their personality.

What you need

For this course, no prior knowledge is needed—only a desire to explore the drawing process.

Regarding materials, you will need an A4 notebook, a box of oil pastels, colored pencils, an eraser, a pencil, drawing fixative, a soft brush, and Post-its.


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Fortuna Studio

A course by Fortuna Studio

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Editorial and type designer

Fortuna Studio is an illustration collective based in Lima, Peru that was formed by Pierina Másquez and José María Denegri in 2019. These visual artists and illustrators specialize in creating illustrations that reflect everyday life by using oil pastels and colored pencils.

Their style, their sensitivity, and their unique way of seeing the world has led them to collaborate with independent fashion brands like GARAJE, design stores like Ósmosis.pe, and editorial projects like @HERMANAS.


Contents

  • U1

    Let's meet!

    • Presentation
    • Influences
    • What will we do in this course?
  • U2

    The wonders in the everyday

    • The day to day that surrounds us
    • What materials are we going to use?
    • Testing the materials
  • U3

    Exercising our observation

    • Blind drawing
    • The squiggle as a starting point
    • Sketch and color test
  • U4

    Let's do it

    • Border
    • Inside out
    • Lines and last details
  • FP

    Final Project

    • Creative Drawing with Oil Pastels

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Creative Drawing with Oil Pastels. A Illustration course by Fortuna Studio

Creative Drawing with Oil Pastels

A course by Fortuna Studio
Editorial and type designer. Lima, Peru.
On Domestika since 07/03/2020
  • 100% Positive reviews (4)
  • 195 students